Overview

Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).

  1. Rüdiger Suchsland

    Director, Writer

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  1. Rüdiger Suchsland

    Narrator

  2. Hans Henrik Wöhler

    Narrator

  3. Volker Schlöndorff

    Volker Schlöndorff

    Himself

  4. Fatih Akin

    Fatih Akin

    Himself

  5. Thomas Elsaesser

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From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses
From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses

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Original Title Von Caligari zu Hitler: Das deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Massen

Status Released

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  • August 28, 2014
    Premiere

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Original Language German

Runtime 1h 54m

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